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Goodsprings School

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1913, C. W. Price. 1916, classrooms, Dodds and Williams. 1934, library. San Pedro Ave. approximately 100 feet east of Esmeralda St.

The Goodsprings School's additive plan reflects the changes the building has undergone to meet the town's needs. The one-story, T-shaped structure originally measured 21 by 40 feet and contained one classroom. Within three years, the school-age population had grown enough to need two more classrooms at the rear. In 1934 a small library room was built at the school's northwest corner. The building's wood frame and walls coated with cement plaster around 1934 rise to a hipped roof topped by a bell tower.

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Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "Goodsprings School", [Mesquite, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-SO55.

Print Source

Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 242-242.

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